Aurelian, 270-275. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 5.52 g, 7 h), Rome, October-December 270. IMP C DOM AVRELIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian to right, wearing aegis on his left shoulder. Rev. FIDES MILITVM Fides standing front, head to left, holding signum in each hand. Calicó 4004 corr. ('Mediolanum and Ticinum'). Estiot 2c (this coin, D1/R2). RIC 92 corr. ('Mediolanum and Ticinum'). RIC V online 1572.6 (this coin). Very rare and with a fine pedigree. Plugged hole at 12 o'clock on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the collections of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, Leu 8, 23 October 2021, 360 and Paul Tinchant (as 'R.J. Graham'), Schulman 243, 8-10 June 1966, 2054, ex Hess 18 December 1933, 950, from the Riche Collection, Part II, Ratto, 7 June 1926, 2220, and from the collections of E. Caruso, Canessa III, 28 June 1923, 479, and H.O. O'Hagan, Esq., Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 13-22 July 1908, 659.